Codesly - David Dexter

3rd Party (Free)

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Download v2.3

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  • ExpressionEngine 2


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Creates a simple snippet from a block of text.

Wrap a block of test in the tag pair. The plugin will strip the tags and return a preview of the block with the
total number of characters as set by the ‘total’ parameter. If the original text was longer than the total ellipsis will
be added.

{exp:snippet total=“100” word=“true” ellipsis=”...”}

The block of text that you want to snippet.



* {total} = default 500

* {word} = Tells the plugin if you want it to end the snippet on the last full word. Set to “true” by default.

* {ellipsis} = Set to ‘...’ by default. You can pass any text that you want appended to the end of the snippet.

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EE Support Downloads Add-On Version Release Date
Not Specified Download 2.3 Apr 23, 2015

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This entry was created September 2, 2010, 11:27 am.
This entry was last updated April 23, 2015, 2:01 pm.

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2 Reviews:

OwensDDB 09.24.14

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Very handy little add-on for making excerpts from entries the same length, this helps with formatting and as it’s done automatically the user doesn’t need to remember to add a read more link into each entry.

flying fish 10.29.10

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simple and lightweight, perfect for when you don’t want html tags in your excerpt